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Mferguson
Birmingham, AL
Morning/Noon Weather for FOX6 WBRC
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE FOR TODAY: While we do have a chance of seeing isolated strong storms today, the threat of a severe outbreak is limited. Look for heavy rainfall at times, gusty to damaging winds and a small spin-up tornado threat. Highs are expected to be in the upper 60s... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We are looking at another day of overcast skies, and unseasonably warm, muggy air. We are not expecting much of a chance of rain for today, but a couple of wet weather systems are waiting in the wings. Look for highs today to top out near 66-degrees...with NW winds around... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Warm temperatures remain in our forecast this week. We aren't expected to see as much sunshine today. With mostly cloudy skies look for highs to top out in the upper 60s to low 70s. Our best chance of rain look like it will occur this evening into early Wednesday morning.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Here's a tweak on Wes' earlier forecast. Not much has changed. Today expect mostly cloudy skies...high in the low to mid-70s...and south wind around 10 mph A CLOUDY AND SOGGY SETUP: An active southwest flow pattern will bring multiple rounds of wet weather to state beginning on Tuesday. It won’t... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We began our Friday morning with another dose of cloud cover and some patchy fog. But we have seen breaks in the clouds and some beautiful sunshine late this morning! :) Look for highs this afternoon to top out in the low to mid-70s...with south winds around 5 mph. Tonight... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We begin our Friday morning with another dose of cloud cover and some patchy fog. Today will likely bring mostly cloudy skies, with a slight chance of patchy drizzle, mainly for our northern tier of counties. Look for highs this afternoon to top out in the low to mid-70s...with south... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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It's another day with mostly cloudy skies. There is a stalled frontal boundary just off to our west and as a result areas into west/northwest Alabama could again see some patchy drizzle or light rain. The rest of us will likely remain dry. Look for highs to be just a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Look for another day with mostly cloudy skies. There is a stalled frontal boundary just off to our west and as a result areas into west/northwest Alabama could again see some patchy drizzle or light rain. The rest of us will likely remain dry. Look for highs to be just... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We could continue to see some isolated sprinkles or drizzle through this afternoon with highs expected to top out in the upper 60s...with winds out of the south at 10-25 mph. Tonight under overcast skies, expect lows near 59...some patchy drizzle is possible...with winds still breezy around 10 mph. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We begin our hump day with overcast skies and a few scattered light showers mainly for Cullman county northward. We could continue to see some isolated sprinkles or drizzle through this afternoon with highs expected to top out in the upper 60s...with winds out of the south at 10-25 mph.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Clouds to increase today as our ridge of high pressure moves eastward and weakens. Expect temperatures to warm into the upper 50s this afternoon and not cool much into the overnight hours. In fact our low readings may match our highs tonight. Winds are expected out of the south at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We are expecting clouds to be on the increase today as our ridge of high pressure moves eastward and weakens. Expect temperatures to warm into the upper 50s this afternoon and not cool much into the overnight hours. In fact our low readings may match our highs tonight. Winds are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Temperatures are already well above freezing late this morning, and most icy patches should begin to melt. Highs should top out the mid-to-upper 40s by this afternoon. What's more, our temperatures are expected to remain above freezing tonight for most of us.. We have a very impressive warming trend this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A FIRST ALERT remains for icy patches on area roads at least through this morning. Temperatures will finally rise well above freezing today and most icy patches should melt. The threat for re-freezing is low tonight as most temps should remain above freezing. We have a very impressive warming trend... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Winter Storm Watch is posted for our area from Friday morning through Saturday morning: This is basically a tweak of J-P's earlier forecast: We're watching Friday closely for the possibility of some Winter weather across Alabama. The chance for accumulating snowfall was limited at best and models are already... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Lots of questions to answer. Here's the first: Winter Storm? I don't think this system qualifies for a Winter Storm based on this morning's model data. Now, will we get some snow? That is a possibility. It could also be mixed with rain initially and then change over to light... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Today is expected to be a flip version of our weather yesterday. We are expecting more sunshine to begin our day today...with increasing clouds as the day progresses. Look for highs this afternoon to top out close to 60-degrees... and southeast winds around 5-10 mph. Tonight should be mostly cloudy...lows... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Today is expected to be a flip version of our weather yesterday. We are expecting more sunshine to begin our day today...with increasing clouds as the day progresses. Look for highs this afternoon to top out close to 60-degrees... and southeast winds around 5-10 mph. Tonight should be mostly cloudy...lows... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Look for decreasing clouds this afternoon...highs should warm into the upper 50s...with west winds shifting to the north around 5-10 mph. Tonight should see partly cloudy skies...lows near 37...and light east winds developing after midnight. Friday should see partly cloudy skies...and highs again in the upper 50s...and southeast winds at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We begin our Thursday morning with NO fog and NO freezing cold air for a change! :) Look for mid-level clouds to linger for a bit this morning, and decreasing clouds for this afternoon...highs should warm into the upper 50s...with west winds shifting to the north around 5-10 mph. Tonight... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Temperatures and sky conditions began to improve after some areas, mainly in east Alabama, experienced very foggy conditions. Low clouds will be tough to break today, but temps should make it into the 50s...and mid to upper 50s for some. Tonight should see variably cloudy skies...lows near 45...and light winds.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT: Freezing fog advisory is in effect until 9AM. That means fog will limit visibility at times below 1 mile and freezing fog may create isolated slick spots especially on bridges and overpasses. The greatest chance for freezing fog is where the temperature is at or below freezing for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We begin our morning with overcast skies and temps in the 30s to 40s. Today should finally begin to see our cloud deck diminish, with warmer air shuffling into our area. Expect highs in the low to mid-50s this afternoon...decreasing clouds...and northeast winds around 5 mph. Tonight should be partly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We began our morning with mighty cold air out there. As of the 3AM hour, most of us were below freezing with temps in the 20s to low 30s in several areas...and wind chills in the teens to 20s too. With decreasing clouds it's going to be a cold day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We begin our morning with mighty cold air out there. As of the 3AM hour, most of us were below freezing with temps in the 20s to low 30s in several areas...and wind chills in the teens to 20s too. With decreasing clouds it's going to be a cold day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather